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. it is another setback. president obama was the stowing his blessing upon it rubble of thanks giving turkeys today. >> i will give them right -- give them a break. >> he is looking for a break these days. three more before the self- imposed deadline for working website. there is some good news. the interest in signing up is notable when looking at well -- how well the state run programs are doing. on the federal side another major delay today. theing off for another year launch of an online exchange for small businesses to cover employees. another broken promise, it tweeted speaker boehner. leaving americans what is next, adding he bit off more than he could chew. bury bad newso around the holiday hoping no one will notice. then there is the spanish version website where still no one cannon road. to call a phone number for assistance. an online application will be available soon. -- latinos are the highest uninsured of any ethnicity. a letter was sent to the president requesting that he quickly appoint a long-term person to oversee health care -- the website. they're arguing that the preside
be that i love and miss them and i will see them soon. >> reporter: president obama calling ten service members, thanking them and publicly sharing his gratitude for all who serve. for other families, a day shared around the table or watching the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> i like everything about this. >> reporter: everything including those iconic balloons making their trek in new york city after almost left out but a of high winds. >> great call. worked out well. >> reporter: one more thing to be thankful for. >> happy thanksgiving! >> reporter: the only hiccup, the spiderman balloon bumped in to a tree outside of central park and part of it deflated but it was able to finish the parade. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >> thank you. >>> brooklyn nets coach jason kidd is lighter in the wallet this morning after fined for spilling a drink. the incident happened on wednesday night and kidd seems to say hit me to one of his players. it seems it is because he wanted to spill the drink on the court. the nets were out of outs and kidd used the break while the spill was cleaned up
. >>> there is at least one turkey with nothing to worry about this year thanks to a formal pardon from president obama. >> with the power vested in me, i want to grant popcorn a full reprieve. >> popcorn now the national thanksgiving turkey beating out his brother caramel. he doesn't have to worry about survivor's guilt. caramel got a pardon too. >>> another tradition, the lighting of the national menorah. for the first time in 125 years, hanukkah and thanksgiving happened at the same time. the 8 day jewish holiday started tonight at sun down. >>> still ahead, catching fire. protecting your home, how to avoid a kitchen catastrophe. >>> and the danger of china's ice city, an avalanche out of nowhere. we're back in two minutes. you really love, what would you do?" ♪ [ woman ] i'd be a writer. [ man ] i'd be a baker. [ woman ] i wanna be a pie maker. [ man ] i wanna be a pilot. [ woman ] i'd be an architect. what if i told you someone could pay you and what if that person were you? ♪ when you think about it, isn't that what retirement should be, paying ourselves to do what we love? ♪ ♪ [ male ann
to exchain its actions. >>> president obama has his thanksgiving message for the nation. he gave thanks to the troops and their families for the sacrifice. he called ten members to deliver that message personally to them. and he sat down with abc's barbara walters. >> mr. president, do you have a thanksgiving message? >> there's a lot of people out there who work hard every day, do right by their families. but are still working through some of their ravages of that big recession that we had. my message to them is, know that every day i'm going to be working as hard as i can on your behalf. americans, i think, deep down, care about each other. and want to do the right thing. >> the first family volunteered at a charity on wednesday, they were yesterday at the white house, with other family members visiting from chicago. >>> and tonight on a special edition of "20/20," barbara walters asks president obama about the rough rollout of his health care plan. and when he thinks the u.s. will elect a first female president. that's coming up at 10:00 eastern time tonight. >>> speaking of u.s. tro
warning again to u.s. citizens not to travel to north korea. dan and bianna. >> jeff, our thanks to you. >>> this is also a crucial weekend for the obama administration on another front, the deadline has come and gone for fixing the disastrous healthcare.gov. >> how is it going, let's bring in george stephanopoulos. who will be hosting "this week" later this morning. so, how it's going? >> the white house is going to release new numbers this morning. the white house says it's working. it's meeting the goals. it will work for 80% of the users. they now say it's capable of handling 50,000 people at the same time on the website. 800,000 a day, with less than a second to load a page, so those are the numbers right now. the white house knows, though, it has to continue to work over time. as they face these new deadlines for the end of the year to get new enrollment for obama care. >> george, how high are the stakes for the president to get this right? >> it could not be higher. this as you said, it defines the president's legacy. his signature legislative achievement. especially heading into
meals to people at home. >> president obama wished the nation a happy thanksgiving and had a special message for those serving overseas. >> we give thanks for our men and women in uniform and their families who are surely missing them very much today. we're grateful for their sacrifice too. >> the president called troops serving overseas. thousands of troops are spending this thanksgiving in afghanistan. service men and women lined up to have turkey and ham and the trimmings. they have spent the holiday in afghanistan since 2001. >> raiders, packers and lyons. sports highlights coming up and her weeks after reinjuring knee lindsay vonn ways in on whether she would be ready for >> families in washington, illinois spend this thanksgiving cleaning up. an ef 4 tornado ripped through destroying homes and businesses. the governor served a special meal today. the town received a $200,000 check from the chicago blackhawks hockey team. >> traveling with your pet got more expensive. southwest is raising the carry on ticket. the change goes into effect january 15. one week after u.s. olympian l
message from the house. the president, mr. obama, wished everyone a happy thanksgiving, especially those serving overseas. >> we're grateful for our troops overseas and their families without them, we're thankful for their sacrifice, too. >> 4:56 now. maybe you loaded up on thanksgiving food, as well, and you're looking for a way to work it off. the annual turkey burner today, it started in a few minutes and goes until 10:00 tonight. it is a day of group fitness classes and admission is 100% free. that's right, free. vantage fitness is just asking to you bring canned food for the capital food bank. >> the national harbor is inviting you and your family out today, as well. there is plenty of activity going op. the tanger outlets are inviting everyone out. there is a performance by a chesapeake concert. at 8:00, the national harbor will light its christmas tree. it is time to talk christmas. >> it is already time. >> regardless of how you feel about the black friday frenzy, there is one store owner taking a stand. >> she made a decision that landed her in a lot of trouble with corp rate bu
's weekly address. >> on behalf of all of the obama's, michelle, malia, sasha him a bow and the newest member of our family, sunny, i want to wish you a happy and healthy thanksgiving. >> the president went on to say he is thankful and is thankful for the military and their families. the first family will spend the holiday today hanging out with loved ones, eating good food and watching football. a reminder for metro customers -- buses and trains are operating on a sunday schedule trade that means metro rail will close at midnight. fares will be in effect all day and parking will be free at metro operated facilities. there is no track work going on this weekend. new accusations involving the national security agency. country iswhich accused of allowing the u.s. to spy during a high-profile summit? plus, caught on hanrahan -- a hostage standoff and shootout. learn how long it lasted and how it ended. we also have newly released video showing the intensity of recent tornadoes in the midwest. locally, how low will the temperatures go ♪ black friday deals up in the store. ♪ ♪ getting
, clothing, as well as medical care. many enjoy a good meal thanks to the hard work of the knights of columbus. ts did not just serve the meal, but they also delivered about 1500 meals this year. >> president obama took a moment to wish the nation a happy thanksgiving. >> on behalf of all of the michelle, malia, sasha, bo, and the newest member wishr family sunny -- we you all a happy thanksgiving. of groups are serving service members. american troops have celebrated the holiday in afghanistan since 2001. >> ok. well they are having all the traditional staples like turkey, ham, stuffing, and green bean casserole of the white house, they also published the first of pies.menu that includes everything from huckleberry to apple, pumpkin, banana cream, coconut cream. there's something for everyone on the white house table today. not only was today thanksgiving, but the first full day of hanukkah. the first candle on the national menorah was lit tonight. it will run until december 5. we will not see hanukkah and thanksgiving fall again on the same day for another 170,000 years. >> so ta
it is easier to be thankful. it makes you slow down, and focus on the things that are important into nine people died in the november 17 out break. this week, president obama signed a disaster declaration for the counties hit hardest by those storms. >> it is 5:47. coming up new at 6:00 on good morning, washington, what cause this fireball that lit up the night sky and is visible for more than two dozen miles? plus, tis the season to score deals on your holiday purchases. a personal shopper to the stars is sharing her secrets. plus, singles in a family full of married couples can fuel holiday family gatherings. there is a new app to handle the barrage of questions about your marital status. that is new at 6:00. >> the steelers produced another hard-hitting controversial classic in the bitter rivalry. pit berg's bell and baltimore's smith were both shaken up on this helmet to helmet crash. that is hard-hitting. >> the coach stepped on the field. baltimore was age to grind out the win. >> and, the play-off hunt for the afc. >> a big football game. an earlierer game, treat was you can have t
and dad, want to ask you. you have seen the outpouring. president obama's message to miles. it's got to be fantastic. one more from our mayor, mayor bloomberg. >> hey, batkid. great to welcome another brave crime fighter to the real gotham. new york city. >> thank you so much, mayor michael bloomberg. i have to ask you. what has this response been like to your son, to your family? >> it's been amazing. i mean -- we never expected anything like this on a level like this. >> oh, wow. looks like batkid is warming up and really feeling ready. >> the make-a-wish foundation helped make this thing happen. they come in and help kids who have been battling. how has it helped miles. >> the good thing about miles is that he finished his chemotherapy. he's in remission. this has been like the afterparty for him. chemo is all he was diagnosed at 18 months. >> it's a new life. we want to tell you how you can help. help make a wish. you can help them grant for wishes to kids like miles. it's the believe campaign. for every stamp letter you bring, again, to macy's, head for santa and the north pole,
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